Ghosts of Rorschach -dance and photo event-July 26 2014

Ghosts of Rorschach dance and photo event July 26 2014 I'm a big fan of collaborative, border-crossing arts events and have come to know the dancers of Broken Rhythms from their performances at the Victoria Fringe Festival.  Now, together with photographers Alina Sotskova and Ian Sparks, and with the assistance of Dance Victoria, they will unveil the Ghosts of Rorschach photography series, and present dance works inspired by this theme, in an … [Read more...]

Wildlife Photographer 2012 at the Royal BC Museum

For the second year in a row, the Royal BC Museum has the considerable honour of being the only North American site for the prestigious Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year  2012 exhibit.  The competition is owned by two UK institutions that “pride themselves on revealing and championing the diversity of life on Earth” – the Natural History Museum  and BBC Worldwide. Comprised of 100 beautifully back-lit images, chosen as … [Read more...]

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2011 – Royal BC Museum

It's a measure of the Royal BC Museum's reputation that the North American premiere of the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition is being held in Victoria this year.  I was honoured to be invited to a special preview in advance of the opening December 16.  The gallery has been transformed. Visually stunning, compiled from over 41,000 submissions, the 108 winning images compel your full attention. … [Read more...]

Word Camp Victoria 2012 Presentation: disclosures, attribution and copyright

I’m excited to be presenting, with Brenda Johima,  at WordCamp 2012 on the topic of: disclosures, attribution and copyright. In the ever evolving realm of social media and the internet, content is created and shared. Now that we’re blogging, how do we credit the original creator? Do we have the right to use the image or written copy? Does our audience really need to know if we are paid to write a post, or received free tickets … [Read more...]